(Born 05/2013; Arrived SOAR 05/2015)
Hey, everyone. Maddie is my name, and I’m about 25-30 pounds of silly Spaniel and flat coated Retriever. SOAR brought me here from Animal Protective Services along with Bentley and Oliver. I just had some babies, but they did not come with me to SOAR. Now I have been tested for Heartworm disease (negative) and have been spayed, which is okay by me because I get the feeling my former parents gave me up over the whole birthing situation so I’d rather that not be an issue again. And besides, I think I’ve already had enough litters in my relatively short lifetime. I’m a friendly girl looking forward to a fresh start with a new family. Can you help?
(Born 04/2011; Arrived SOAR 05/2015)
Uh-oh, caught on film again, begging for some attention. Yep, that’s me – Oliver. I guess I’m kind of a Sheltie/Collie mix, but to hear them talk around here, there’s absolutely no guessing about my good looks, ideal size (30-35 pounds), and playful personality. SOAR brought me here with Bentley and Maddie from Animal Protective Services. I had ended up there because my energy was not a good match for the family’s other dog who was on the passive side. I am neutered, and I tested Heartworm negative. Are you looking for a handsome and outgoing young man? Do you have a pal at home who shares my playful nature? If you do, I’m right here, waiting for you.
(Born 01/2010; Arrived SOAR 02/2015)
Pretty sweet name don’t you think? Well, that’s just the half of it because I have an unbelievably sweet disposition to match. Someone rescued me from the street life in downtown Wilmington and brought me to SOAR. I am being treated for Heartworm, but otherwise I’m as healthy as can be at 40-45 pounds. I have been getting along great with everyone here – even Puddin’ the cat (that’s Puddin’ taking a siesta on the chair in the background). I like hanging around inside the office, sunbathing on the deck, taking walks, giving kisses – you name it. I will be going into foster care while I go through my treatment, after which I will be ready for adoption. Give my foster mom Jeannine a call (910-477-1263; 772-324-8468) if you have questions or to check on my progress. Thanks everyone.
(Born 09/2012; Arrived SOAR 02/2015)
Hey, everybody…My name is Layla. I just moved in from my former residence in Ash, NC. I needed a few days to adjust, but already I am feeling quite comfy at SOAR as you can see here. Belly rubs are a favorite of mine. I have been learning how to get around on a leash for the first time, and I just about have it down. I am a shepherd (Aussie?)/Border Collie mix, spayed and fully vetted, and, I am microchipped. Lately I have been honing my herding skills with Lyla in the big play yard. I have lived with cats and other dogs, so no issues there. Hope to see you soon.
(Born 06/2011; Arrived SOAR 10/2011, then 03/2012)
Hey there. I am Lyla, a 4-year old female Boxer or Rhodesian Ridgeback mix. I was adopted for a little while back in 2012. One day, my owner left me alone on the back deck and something scared me off. Next thing I know, Oak Island Animal Control picks me up and the owner tells them to take me back to SOAR. A fine how do you do! I am very athletic and don’t mind going to a home with humans who like to be active. A home with another friendly dog like me to run and play with would be right up my alley too, but when it’s time to take it down a notch, just say so. I will be all yours for a leisurely stroll (have you seen me in 2014′s Oak Island Mardi Gras By The Sea and Christmas By The Sea parades?). I am very smart too – I can sit, shake and give kisses (Be sure to see my video on our Facebook page – 12/15/14), but playing with the other dogs is really what I do best. If you need proof, just see my latest Facebook video with Chub – 05/04/15, or even better, just bring your best friend out to SOAR for a visit and watch us go. Then maybe we can all go back to your house.
(Born 11/2008; Arrived SOAR 01/2011)
What’s Up?? I am Baby and I came to SOAR from Pender County Animal Services when they needed to displace all of us while they were having to renovate their shelter. I am a female Lab mix, spayed and up to date on my shots. About 6 years old, I have now spent four of those years here at SOAR. Why? I can’t imagine it’s because I’m a silly girl, and because I love to run around with my squeaky toys and with the other dogs here, though I’m generally quite docile. Stop by for a visit. Take me for a walk or a game of fetch in the exercise yard. See if you can figure it out.
GUS (M) & LIBBY (F)
(Born 07/2008; Arrived SOAR 11/2009)
Hello everyone. I am Gus to the right with my sister Libby, enjoying an outing at the beach. We are Treeing Walker Hounds. Right now, I am in foster care with a very nice couple on Oak Island. Maybe you have seen some great pictures of me that they put on SOAR’s Facebook page. We were rescued by SOAR over five years ago. We’ve made lots of good friends there over the years, but it would sure be nice to catch a break and connect with somebody who’ll love us 24-7 for the rest of our healthy lives. We are both sweet, laid back, get along good with other dogs, and are good with cats. We would love to find a home together, though we are not insisting on that. Could your home be the one?
(Born 12/2005; Arrived SOAR 02/2008, then 01/2009)
Hello. I am Dixie, a 9-year old female Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix, spayed and up to date on my shots. If I look familiar, it may be because you saw me on the back cover of PawPrints Magazine a couple of years back. I was Pet of the Month you see for 12 consecutive issues. Most recently, you might have spotted me strutting my stuff in the 2014 Oak Island Christmas By The Sea parade. A sweetie when I came to SOAR with my 3 babies in 2008, I am just as sweet today – as long as we are not talking cats, that is. They are not safe around me. A nice couple adopted me during my first year at SOAR. They had to bring me back after 6 months, not because I was bad, but because I was just a little too much for them to handle back then. These were some of their comments on the surrender form: “Sweet”, “loving”, “smart”, “knows commands”, “good with other dogs”, “very social”; “too strong for old person.” All true then and still true today. Don’t miss my video on our Facebook page – 11/24/14 – catch me at one of my favorite things to do — running after the ball with my SOAR pal Baby and flashing my soccer moves. Won’t you give me the break I’ve been very patiently awaiting? I won’t disappoint.
(Born 06/2009; Arrived SOAR 05/2013)
Hi! I am Allie, a 6-year old Wirehaired Terrier mix. My past life caused me some anxiety for sure, but SOAR came to my rescue and my days seem a lot sunnier now, as I am pretty much a happy-go-lucky girl, chasing balls, going on walks, getting belly rubs, and getting brushed. Yes, I am enjoying the company of the volunteers, but my earlier experiences have left me a little jumpy sometimes – most often around men that I am not familiar with. I like most of the dogs here–Baby Bear was my favorite, then Benji and I ‘buddied up’ but he’s moved on, so I’m looking again. Cats are not really my cup of tea. Please come out for a visit or two so we can really get acquainted. Then maybe we can go home???
(Born 04/2010; Arrived SOAR 05/2015)
(Born 01/2014; Arrived SOAR 04/2015)
(Born 07/2014; Arrived SOAR 04/2015)
(Born 12/2010; Arrived SOAR 12/2013)
(Born 12/2012; Arrived SOAR 12/2014)
(Born 07/2008; Arrived SOAR 08/2013)
(Born 08/2008; Arrived SOAR 08/2014)
(Born 02/2013; Arrived SOAR 12/2014)
(Born 08/2013; Arrived SOAR 01/2015)
(Born 06/2013; Arrived SOAR 12/2014)
(Born 11/2013; Arrived SOAR 12/2014)
BABY BEAR (F)
(Born 11/2012; Arrived SOAR 04/2013)
(Yes JASPA – not Jasper)
*** ADOPTED ***
TARBY (M) & HUSKER (M)
LEMON DROP (F)
***** ADOPTED *****